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Collaboration in the Digital Classroom
Wednesday November 9, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Presented by Jennifer Auten, 2nd Grade Teacher, Cupertino Union School District, CA
Hosted by Common Sense Education
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Getting students to work together successfully is a key feature of Common Core State Standards. In this webinar, early elementary school teacher and Common Sense Ambassador Jennifer Auten spoke about why collaboration is important and share tips on how to create a successful environment for collaboration. She shared several digital tools that facilitate collaboration in the creation of a final product and give examples of completed second-grade projects. Finally, collaboration outside of product creation was discussed. Learn how to increase collaboration in your classroom with digital tools! This webinar will benefit all educators.
About the Presenter
Jennifer Auten has taught first and second grade in Cupertino, California, for 14 years. Within the district she is a Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment mentor, master teacher, and technology committee lead, and in 2014 she was awarded Cupertino Union School District’s Innovative Technology Educator Award. In 2014 and 2016 she was a Silicon Valley Education Foundation teacher fellow and recently acted as a teacher shark in two SharkTankEdu events. Jennifer currently serves on the GSVLabs teacher steering committee. She loves beta-testing apps and sharing her insights about technology integration in the classroom, including authoring a blog at gr2ipadteacher.blogspot.com, writing lesson plans for Osmo and Epic, and reviewing apps for Common Sense, Participate Learning, and LearnTrials. In addition, she co-authored a 2015 MACUL Journal article about collaboration in the classroom
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